A Suffolk Superior Court judge recently denied Harvard’s attempt to have a lawsuit brought against it on behalf of sororities thrown out of court. The lawsuit alleges that Harvard established a policy of sanctioning students who participate in single-sex organizations like sororities, denying them benefits available to other students, in a campaign of threats, intimidation, and coercion that virtually eliminated single-sex social options for Harvard women. The sororities claim that Harvard has engaged in discrimination on the basis of sex and interfered with rights to freedom of association. Zalkind Law’s Emma Quinn-Judge, David Russcol, Ana Muñoz, and Harvey Silverglate represent the sororities challenging Harvard’s actions, and succeeded in defeating Harvard’s motion in its entirety.
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